Song for a Special-effects Dance in Shimanouchi (Shikumi odori ondo no uta, Shimanouchi): Sparrows in Dance Costumes

「仕組踊おんとの哥 嶋之内」 雀

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Unidentified, Japanese


Dimensions

33 × 15 cm (13 × 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.824.28

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly kabuki actor Nakamura Baigyoku I (1778-1838). The artist Baigyoku who designed a satirical print in 1868 (11.34998.83a-b and 11.42013a-b) is probably a different person.

Signed

Baigyoku saku
梅玉作

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection